Bear with me for this post, it follows on from my last post on letting go of expectations and I'm hoping it proves cathartic for me. Recently I upset a friend, I told her the truth about a situation and her reaction was not what I expected, it didn't fit my framework of how an adult and a friend should react in that particular instance.
If you read my blog, you know that I regularly reblog posts that I find inspiring, poignant and that touch me personally. I regularly coach my students to let go of expectation during asana, and embrace the process of yoga; to see the poses between poses. It can be difficult on the mat, and even more difficult off of the mat, but expectation just sets us up for anxiety. No one can predict the future. All we have is now, so embrace now fully. As the Lululemon Manifesto states, "the pursuit of happiness is the source of all unhappiness." Beautiful post.